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Mississippi Coding Academies Named a Top 10 Finalist in Prestigious MIT Solve Challenge

MIT Solve has named the Mississippi Coding Academies (MCA) a finalist in its “Reimaging Pathways to Employment in the U.S.” challenge. As a finalist in this challenge, held by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MCA will now present their solution directly to judges for final consideration. Called “The Enhanced Mississippi Model,” the solution proposed by […]

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MS Coding Academies to Launch TechShare Program in 2021

Three years of running Mississippi Coding Academies — along with experience gained during the COVID-19 pandemic — have made it clear that adding the ability to create more coders in rural counties around the state is crucial to Mississippi’s economic growth. Transportation to our existing academy locations is one of the most significant barriers to […]

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Mississippi Center for Public Policy Discusses Workforce Development With Our Chairman

This past week, the Mississippi Center for Public Policy’s Matthew Nicaud published an interview with Mike Forster, chairman of Mississippi Coding Academies. The article focuses on the role that the Academies can play in building a skilled workforce in Mississippi. Mike Forster, chairman of Mississippi Coding Academies Forster began by noting that the Mississippi Coding […]

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2019-2020 Annual Report Details Coder Successes, New Initiatives

With the certification of 29 new coders this year, the Mississippi Coding Academies has published its 2019-2020 Annual Report, detailing the 80 adults who have gone through the 11-month program in Jackson and the Golden Triangle to become full-stack coders. The year began with the Mississippi Coding Academies’ transition to remote learning and evaluations because of […]

Academy Coder has success at Hackathon

Stephen Jones of the Mississippi Coding Academies Takes Home 3rd Place at MSU Hackathon Stephen Jones of the Mississippi Coding Academies, Golden Triangle location, was on the team that placed 3rd at BullyHack, a hackathon hosted by Mississippi State University.   The hackathon took place on January 11-12 at the Colvard Student Union on MSU’s campus. BullyHack is a free hackathon […]

The Academies were featured in the Mississippi Business Journal!

The article included an interview with Richard Sun and Dr. Sarah Lee, the directors of both our Jackson and Starkville training sites.  It also described the need for the skills we bestow in each of the coders that participate in our program. Read the full article by visiting: https://msbusiness.com/2020/01/mississippi-coding-academies-producing-graduates-whose-talents-are-in-big-demand/

Catch us on Supertalk

On November 22, Herbert Brown from our Jackson location spoke with J.T. Williamson, host of The J.T. Show, on SuperTalk Mississippi! During the interview Herbert shared his background and what led him to the Mississippi Coding Academies. He went into detail about our mission and what takes place day to day. During the Interview Herbert […]

Military Veterans Sponsored by Comcast Reach Milestone

We are so proud of the military veteran’s in our evening program sponsored by Comcast. We had fourteen (14) complete our front end software development certification. We honored them on November 20, 2019 during a ceremony attended by friends, family and sponsors. It was a four month process, and all of them have chosen to […]